modernise modernise

Definition(s):

  1. (v) become technologically advanced
  2. (v) make repairs, renovations, revisions or adjustments to

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  • What this does do, however, is slap a huge royal seal on efforts to modernise the monarchy in the wake of Diana's death.

News

  • U.S. arms companies see rising foreign demand

    PARIS (Reuters) - U.S. arms makers see rising foreign demand for fighter jets, missile defence systems and other weapons as countries modernise their forces and U.S. officials, facing tighter budgets, ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "It is a comprehensive effort to reduce US reliance on nuclear weapons and streamline and modernise our nuclear infrastructure," Perino said.
    on Dec 19, 2007 By: Dana Perino Source: Daily Times

  2. "What I will be emphasising is Australia's clear views on opposing the killing of whales in the Southern Ocean in the name of science and advocating a well researched proposal to modernise the IWC by introducing conservation management plans for...
    on Jun 22, 2008 By: Peter Garrett Source: Melbourne Herald Sun

  3. "These are the princesses we grew up on," Diaz said. "We get to keep our princesses, and we get to modernise them."
    on May 25, 2007 By: Cameron Diaz Source: IrishExaminer.com

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